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Nosy Boraha, Madagascar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stick to the basic trip if you are going, we did a trip to the island there is nothing to see but plastic.

1  Thank Mint61
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It's just a cemetary, but our guide made it a great experience. He knew so much history of the pirates and it was a fun little hike to get there too!

1  Thank K F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Good walk thru local island areas up to the cemetery on the rocky outcrop. Fascinating tales of pirates & adventurers and some were women!!!

1  Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Not every country has a pirate cemetery. Although it's weathered and been robbed of treasures, pun intended, it's still worth the visit. The ticket includes the guide, who will explain the history of the area and various pirates buried at the cemetery. Not all died...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We had hired a scooter and toured the island and looked for this place as we had read about it. It's a gem really. The guide at the ticket office ( a very ramshackle hut) led us to the graveyard through mangrove swamps on a...More

1  Thank robert a
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit here. The ticket 'office' is just off the main road. You have to buy a ticket to attend. I think it was 12,000 Ariary. They lead you a LONG way and over rocks/up a small slippy slope to the graveyard....More

1  Thank Jingram30
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Interesting historical site to visit on Ile Santa Marie. Fun, 'off the beaten track' path leading to the cemetary and a great view of the bay once you're there

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We visit pirate cemetery when we in St.Marie, it was interesting to see the history even not very organized...but we had local tour guide for this trip so very helpful for understanding the story of pirate.

Thank lianbrown
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Interesting historical attraction with great views of the sea, tour guide gives good information. A must see!

1  Thank Desiree P
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this excursion! Although was hell hot when we visited! And be sure to use lots of bug spray!! We did the pirate cemetery and added on a trip through the mangroves to eat crab at Boraha village! Book this ahead of time if you...More

1  Thank Lizziehide
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